Structured PhD Support Workshops

- Transferable Skills Training

As a PhD graduate, your skill-set will naturally include advanced research and analytical techniques required to undertake high level research in your field. You will also be expected to possess a range of transferable skills relevant to the successful completion of your research project and to your broader professional development (http://www.iua.ie/publication/view/iua-graduate-skills-statement-brochure-2015/). Workshops assisting you with aspects of your Structured PhD Programme such as the Stage Transfer Assessment, Research and Professional Development planning and Viva Preparation (see also The Good Viva Video) are provided. In addition, workshops on project management, time management, and presentation skills are available to you.

PhD Masterclass (TS00090)

Defeating Self-Sabotage.

Suitable for research students at all stages

Mr. Hugh Kearns

Part 1:
Thursday, 15th November 2018,
9.00-12.00

Red Room, Student Centre (building 67 on the UCD Belfield Campus Map)

 

Part 2:
Monday, 11th February 2018,
9.00-12.00

Room 109 Veterinary Sciences Centre (building 74 on the UCD Belfield Campus Map)

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Turbo Charging your Writing (TS00070)

Suitable for research students at all stages

Mr. Hugh Kearns

Friday 15th February 2019

09:00-11.30

E2.16 Science Centre East (Building 64 on UCD Belfield Campus Map)

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Research Ethics (TS00130)

Suitable for research students at all stages

Dr. Joan Tiernan

Wednesday 31st October 

14.00-16.00 

L 1.07 Library ( building 29 on the UCD Belfield Campus Map )

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PhD@UCD (TS00150)

Suitable for research students mainly in early stages

Prof. Barbara Dooley

Thursday 22nd November 2018 

10.00-12.00

116 Veterinary Science Centre (building 77 on the UCD Campus Map)

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Introduction to GIS: Maps, Mapping Data and Data Visualisation

A short course in geolocated data and your use of digital map technologies - suitable for research students at all stages. 

For more information, please see the full advertisement: Introduction to GIS: Maps, mapping data and data Visualisation

 

Instructor: Dr. Eoin O'Mahony

 

Wednesday 28 February 2018

9.30 -16.30

 

Map Library, School of Geography

E002 Newman Building  (building 36 on the UCD Belfield Campus Map)

 

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Managing Your PhD (TS00050)

Suitable for research students at all stages

Mr. Hugh Kearns

15th November 2018

14.00-17.00

Richview Newstead Memorial Hall   (building 50 on the UCD Campus Map)

 

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Working with your Research Supervisor (TS00120)

Suitable for research students at all stages

Dr. Janet Carton

Thursday 29th November 2018

10am-12pm

116 Veterinary Science Centre (building 77 on the UCD Campus Map)

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Research and Professional Development Planning; Get the most out of your RPDP (TS00170)

Suitable for research students at all stages

Dr. Emer Cunningham

Thursday 6th December 2018

10:00-12:00

114 Veterinary Science Centre (building 74 on the UCD Belfield Campus Map)

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For more details and booking please visit http://www.ucd.ie/writingcentre/

The aim of this session is to support those new to or those wishing to refresh their tutorial and small group teaching skills. A comprehensive Tutor Induction pack is provided and access to online resources.

The session is designed to be interactive and reflect the approaches and methods one may use in a real tutorial or small group teaching session.

On completion of this induction you should be able to:
• Identify key communication techniques
• Design an effective session for teaching undergraduates
• Critically reflect on the role of the tutor / facilitator in small group teaching
• Prepare a tutorial plan

Please note, the Tutor Induction pack is available online here. Please bring or have access to this on the day.

To book a place please follow the links below;

If you are a staff member please book at http://bit.ly/Tutorinductionucdstaff.

If you are a UCD student please book at http://bit.ly/Tutorinductionucdstudent.

For more information on the workshop content contact: david.jennings@ucd.ie.

For more information about Tutor and Demonstrator Development, you can visit the Teaching and Learning website.